From their press release:
This year’s total submission of works is 194, coming from 16 different countries. The 13 works have been selected by the guest judges. The Screening of these videos on the websites and venues around the world is from November, 2012.
* The screening schedule of each venues will be released on the website from November 2012.
They have also released the first three shorts for your online consumption pleasure below (starting with the one pictured at the top of this post):
05:20 | Japan | 2012
Dir.: Takashi Ohashi (takashiohashi.com), Composer: Yuri Habuka(yurihabuka.web.fc2.com), Mixer: Taro Ishida (taroishida.com), MC: Onipari
Selected by Miranda
Darn That Dream (なんてゆめ) (vimeo.com/47768015)
01:39 | Japan | 2012
Dir: Kyu Shibayama (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Selected by Yoshi Sodeoka
Posting added to WWP by hongkonggong, October 11, 2012.